In the middle of the 17th century was built the largest monastery of Paros, on the road Parikia - Naoussa, consisting of two churches.
Cycladic features, memorable story while the fortress architecture and religious treasures make it unique.
Essentially, the era of great prosperity was the 19th and 20th centuries, when the hermit Philotheos Zervakos helped poor children to study, doing great charity work.
During the Second World War, the monastery served as a hideout.
There are kept rare relics and written material. Visit it on July 23, the day of celebration, or any other day for a quiet meditative moment.